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Addressing communication needs of young adults with autism in a college-based inclusion program

Addressing communication needs of young adults with autism in a college-based inclusion program

Addressing communication needs of young adults with autism in a college-based inclusion program.  This article provides a review of the literature regarding changing communication profiles of individuals with autism as they reach adolescence and young adulthood. The impact of these language patterns on social and vocational functioning is addressed. Guidelines for assessment, goal development, and intervention are presented through a transdisciplinary college-based model. Instructional concerns and recommendations to improve communication skills for transition programming are presented.

This article can be accessed on the DADD website: http://www.daddcec.org/Portals/0/CEC/Autism_Disabilities/Research/Public...

 

APA Citation: 

Alpern, C. S., & Zager, D. (2007). Addressing communication needs of young adults with autism in a college-based inclusion program. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 42(4), 428-436.

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2007
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